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Satish Kaushik  Details
Profession Actor
Celebrity Type Movie Star
Age 66 Years (at the time of his death)
Date Of Birth 13 April 1956
Zodiac Sign Aries
Birthplace Punjab
Height 5.5 Feet
Weight 90 Kgs
Notable Work Calendar
Date of Death March 9 2023
Net Worth Rs 120 crores
Instagram @satishkaushik2178



Satish Kaushik was a well-known Indian actor film director producer and screenwriter.  He started his acting career in the late 1970s and appeared in several popular films like Masoom Ram Lakhan Karz and Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja. 

However his breakthrough role came in the form of Mr. India a film in which he played the character of Calendar. After establishing himself as an actor Kaushik turned his attention to writing and directing films. 

He made his directorial debut in 1993 with the film Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja which was a box-office failure. However he bounced back with his next film Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain which was a commercial success.


Satish Kaushik was 66 years old at the time of his death. Satish was born on 13 April 1956 in Mahendragarh Punjab. His zodiac sign is Aries.


As a child Satish Kaushik was known for his creativity and sense of humor. He would often entertain his family and friends with his jokes and mimicry. He was also interested in acting and would perform in school plays and local dramas. During his college days Satish Kaushik was actively involved in theatre and performed in various plays. He also started working as a copywriter and wrote scripts for TV commercials.


In 1972 he graduated from Kirori Mal College Delhi University. He attended the National School of Drama and the Film and Television Institute of India.



Satish Kaushik married Shashi Kaushik in 1985 and the couple had a wonderful relationship. Shashi Kaushik's wife is a producer best known for her film Chorriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti. 

Shashi is not as active as her husband but she frequently used to join him at any award ceremony or program featuring celebrities. The couple had been together for over thirty years but always appeared to be newlyweds in public. 

Satish Kaushik and Shashi had a baby boy in 1994 who died when he was two years old. The cause of his death has not been revealed. They did however have a daughter Vanshika Kaushik in 2012. The couple had Vanshika with the surrogate process.


Satish Kaushik came from a low-income family. According to news18.com before making it big in Bollywood he worked in a cloth mill for Rs 400 per month. In 1979 he moved to Mumbai with the goal of becoming an actor.

Iconic Movies of Satish Kaushik

Calendar in Mr India (1987)

What stayed with the audience the most was his role as Calendar in the 1987 smash hit Mr. India. The role created by Shekhar Kapur has a cult following among people of all ages. Calendar literally took people's hearts away in his role as the cook. 

The film featured Sridevi and Anil Kapoor in lead roles but it was the relationship between the child actors and Satish Kaushik that brought the film to life. The iconic dialogue 'Calendar khana do' is as memorable as the cult film's 'Mogambo khush hua'. Calendar is a role that has been etched in stone and will be remembered forever in a career spanning over thirty years.

Chanda Mama in Mr & Mrs Khiladi(1997)

Satish Kaushik played Chanda Mama alongside Akshay Kumar and Juhi Chawla in David Dhawan's Mr & Mrs Khiladi which was released in 1997. The film's camaraderie and love between Akshay Kumar and Satish Kaushik was an unforgettable and joyful cinematic experience. 

Chanda Mama bills himself as an astrologer and part-time magician. He is frequently seen wandering around the city performing magic tricks and offering people his astrological services. 

Chanda Mama is a lovable and amusing character who contributes significantly to the film's laughter. His eccentric personality and amusing antics make him a fan favourite. Satish Kaushik's portrayal of the character is excellent and he adds a lot of energy and humour to the role.

Muthu Swamy in Saajan Chale Sasural(1996)

In another David Dhawan film Saajan Chale Sasural Kaushik played Muthu Swamy. This fraternal role he played with another icon Govinda became a cult and is still remembered today. In another David Dhawan film Saajan Chale Sasural Kaushik played Muthu Swamy. 

He brings a lot of energy and humor to the character and his comedic timing is impeccable. This fraternal role he played with another icon Govinda became a cult and is still remembered today.  His performance is one of the reasons why the film is still remembered as a classic comedy in Bollywood.

Pappu Pager in Deewana Mastana(1997)

Satish Kaushik's character of Pappu Pager in Deewana Mastana (1997) is a classic example of comic relief in a movie. Pappu Pager is a bumbling lovable and amusing character who serves as a sidekick to the film's main antagonist Bunnu (played by Govinda). 

Kaushik's portrayal of Pappu Pager is spot-on and he brings the character to life with his excellent comic timing and expressive acting. Pappu Pager is a funny quirky and endearing character who steals the show with his antics. Despite his comedic nature Pappu Pager also has a heart and a sense of loyalty to his friend Bunnu. 

He's always there to support and help him even if it means putting himself in danger or getting into trouble. Despite his comedic nature Pappu Pager also has a heart and a sense of loyalty to his friend Bunnu. He's always there to support and help him even if it means putting himself in danger or getting into trouble.

Kashiram in Ram Lakhan (1989)

Ram Lakhan was directed by Subhash Ghai and starred Rakhee Jackie Shroff Anil Kapoor Dimple Kapadia Madhuri Dixit and Amrish Puri in lead roles. Satish played Kashiram alongside Anupam Kher as Devdhar in one of Indian cinema's funniest duos.

Must Watch Directorial Work of Satish Kaushik

Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja

Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja is a Bollywood film directed by Satish Kaushik. The film was released in 1993 and stars Anil Kapoor Sridevi and Jackie Shroff in the lead roles. It is a musical drama film about a thief who falls in love with a princess and decides to turn over a new leaf in order to win her heart. The film was highly anticipated due to its big budget and star-studded cast but was ultimately a commercial failure at the box office. However it has since gained a cult following among fans of Bollywood cinema.

Tere Naam

Tere Naam is a 2003 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film directed by Satish Kaushik. The film stars Salman Khan and Bhoomika Chawla in lead roles with Sachin Khedekar Savita Prabhune Ravi Kishan and others in supporting roles. 

The film tells the story of Radhe a college student who falls in love with a girl named Nirjara. However their love story is cut short when Nirjara's family forces her to marry someone else. Devastated by the loss of his love Radhe spirals into a self-destructive cycle of violence and eventually ends up in a mental asylum. 

Tere Naam was a commercial success and received critical acclaim for Salman Khan's performance. The film's soundtrack composed by Himesh Reshammiya was also a hit with songs like Tere Naam Lagan Lagi and Odhni Odh Ke becoming popular.

Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain

Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain is a Bollywood romantic drama film directed by Satish Kaushik. The film was released in 1999 and stars Anil Kapoor and Kajol in the lead roles. Satish Kaushik's direction is simple and effective allowing the story and the performances of the actors to shine through. 

The chemistry between Anil Kapoor and Kajol is palpable and their performances are heartfelt and convincing. Sadashiv Amrapurkar delivers a memorable performance as the conniving mother-in-law. Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain was a commercial success at the box office and was appreciated by audiences and critics alike. 

It remains a beloved film in Bollywood's romantic genre and is remembered as one of Satish Kaushik's most memorable directorial ventures.


Kaagaz is a 2021 Indian biographical drama film directed by Satish Kaushik. The film stars Pankaj Tripathi in the lead role and tells the true story of Lal Bihari a farmer from Uttar Pradesh who was declared dead on paper by corrupt government officials. 

Pankaj Tripathi delivers a powerful performance as Lal Bihari bringing both humor and pathos to his character. His portrayal of a man who refuses to give up in the face of adversity is both inspiring and heart-warming. The supporting cast including Monal Gajjar Amar Upadhyay and Sandeepa Dhar also deliver strong performances. 

Satish Kaushik's direction is tight and effective keeping the narrative moving at a brisk pace. The film's cinematography by Arkodeb Mukherjee captures the rural setting beautifully and the music composed by Pravesh Mallick adds to the film's emotional resonance.

Career Timeline

Year Satish Kaushik Movies Satish Kaushik Character Name
2022 Sharmaji Namkeen Chaddha
2022 Thar Bhure
2021 Kaagaz Advocate Sadhuram
2020 Chhalaang Kamlesh Singh Hooda
2020 Khaali Peeli Inspector Bhim Singh
2020 Baaghi 3 BMC
2019 Judgementall Hai Kya Police officer
2019 Bharat Naval officer Jayram Shirodkar
2019 Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti Jaidev Choudhary
2018 Namaste England Illegal immigrant agency worker
2018 Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se Lawyer Bedi
2018 Fanney Khan Kader Bhai
2018 Soorma Sandeep singh's father
2016 Dishoom Qureshi (Voice Only)
2016 Udta Punjab Tayaji
2015 Wedding Pullav N/A
2014 Dekh Tamasha Dekh N/A
2014 Lakshmi Reddy
2012 Gali Gali Chor Hai N/A
2012 Qasam Se Qasam Se N/A
2011 Rascals Father Pascal
2011 Hum Tum Shabana Chacha Panju
2011 Mummy Punjabi: Superman Ki Bhi Maa!! N/A
2011 Chatur Singh Two Star Gullu Gulfam
2011 Aagaah:The Warning N/A
2011 Double Dhamaal Baba Batanand Swami
2011 404 Professor Vaidya
2010 Milenge Milenge Rosan Saputra
2010 City of Gold Mama
2010 Do Dilon Ke Khel Mein N/A
2010 Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? Ranjeet Taneja
2009 Love Kaa Taddka N/A
2009 Do Knot Disturb Govardhan's Boss
2009 Road Movie Om
2009 Teree Sang:A Kidult Love Story Narender Punjabi
2008 God Tussi Great Ho Netaji (Special Appearance)
2008 Dhoom Dadakka Johnny English
2008 Migration (short) N/A
2007 Kuch Khatta Kuch Meetha N/A
2007 Brick Lane Chanu Ahmed
2006 Shoonya Rasiklal Chaddha N/A
2006 Umar Rajpal Singh
2005 Khullam Khulla Pyaar Karen Sindhi
2004 Wajahh: A Reason to Kill N/A
2004 Aabra Ka Daabra Dilbaug Singh / Jadugar Pyaara Singh
2003 Out of Control N/A
2003 Tehzeeb N/A
2003 Calcutta Mail N/A
2002 Hum Kisise Kum Nahin Pappu Pager
2001 Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta Mohan
2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai Cameo
2000 Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa Cameo
2000 Chal Mere Bhai Supporting role
2000 Hadh Kar Di Aapne Prakash Choudhury
2000 Papa The Great Chutki Prasad
2000 Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge Laughing Inspector
1999 Haseena Maan Jaayegi Kunjbihari Lal
1999 Rajaji Shaadilal
1999 Aa Ab Laut Chalen Chaurasia
1999 Bade Dilwala Police Inspector Iqbal Shaikh
1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain German
1998 Pardesi Babu Harpal 'Happy' Singh
1998 Bade Miyan Chote Miyan Sharafat Ali
1998 Gharwali Baharwali Jumbo
1998 Aunty No. 1 Mr. Pareshan
1998 Qila Ghanya Seth
1998 Chhota Chetan Professor Chashmish
1997 Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi Chanda Mama
1997 Deewana Mastana Pappu Pager
1997 Mere Sapno Ki Rani Ram Nehle
1997 Ghoonghat Lalu Lal Langotia
1997 Dil Ke Jharoke Main Mac / Mohan Pahariya
1997 Gudgudee Ravindranath
1996 Saajan Chale Sasural Mutthu Swamy
1994 Andaz Panipuri Sharma
1993 Sardar N/A
1991 Vishkanya Lala Lachiram Chaudhary
1991 Maut Ki Sazaa Advocate Girdhari
1991 Mehandi Ban Gai Khoon N/A
1990 Awaargi Azaad's Friend
1990 Taqdeer Ka Tamasha Constable Sharma
1990 Swarg Airport
1990 Jamai Raja Banke Bihari Chaturvedi BBC
1989 Ram Lakhan Kashiram
1989 Vardi N/A
1989 Joshilaay Bachchu Lal
1989 Prem Pratigyaa Charan
1989 Aag Se Khelenge Inspector Pardesi
1989 I Daddy (TV movie) N/A
1988 Ek Naya Rishta N/A
1987 Mr. India Calendar
1987 Kaash Jagan
1987 Uttar Dakshin Kashiram
1987 Thikana Chakradhari
1987 Jalwa Inspector Ramu Ghadiali
1987 Susman N/A
1985 Saagar Batuklal
1985 Mohabbat Monto
1984 Udaan N/A
1984 Utsav Cart Driver
1983 Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro Ashok
1983 Woh 7 Din Kishan
1983 Masoom Tiwari
1983 Mandi Councillor

Movies Directed By Satish Kaushik

Year Satish Kaushik Movies Satish Kaushik Role
2021 Kaagaz Director
2014 Gang of Ghosts Director
2010 Bumm Bumm Bole Producer
2010 Milenge Milenge Director
2009 Teree Sang Director
2008 Karzzz Director
2007 Dhol Producer
2006 Darna Zaroori Hai Producer
2006 Shaadi Se Pehle Director
2005 Kyon Ki Producer
2005 Vaada Director
2003 Tere Naam Director
2002 Badhaai Ho Badhaai Director
2001 Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai Director
2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai Director
1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain Director
1996 Mr. Bechara Producer
1995 Prem Director
1993 Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja Director


Neena Gupta Pregnancy Controversy

Neena discussed her old friendship with Kaushik in her book. She also revealed that when she became pregnant with cricketer Viv Richards' child Kaushik advised her to pass the child off as his after marrying. Neena was unmarried at the time and was afraid of the consequences of having a child. In her book Neena revealed that the acclaimed actor-director told her that if the child is born with dark skin she can simply say it's his and they can marry. Nobody will suspect anything he claims. 

In a subsequent interview Kaushik discussed the situation saying that Neena and he had been friends since 1975 and that only a few people were aware of her pregnancy. He stated that he offered his support because he did not want her to be alone.

Net Worth

Satish Kaushik had a net worth of Rs 120 crore. Satish Kaushik allegedly owned a bungalow in Mumbai's Versova neighbourhood. He also had a farmhouse in Chandigarh. According to reports Satish Kaushik owned several expensive cars including an Audi Q7 an Audi Q3 and an MG Hector. He was said to love cars.


Satish Kaushik a well-known Bollywood actor and director died on March 9 2023 at the age of 66. According to reports Kaushik died of a heart attack while driving in his car. Doctors tried to save Kaushik but he died in the hospital. As soon as word of Satish Kaushik's death spread Bollywood celebrities expressed their condolences on Twitter and Instagram. Sanjay Dutt Abhishek Bachchan Manoj Bajpayee and Nawazudding Siddique have all shared heartfelt messages in his memory.

His close associate and best friend Anupam Kher took to Twitter to announce the sad news. Kher's Tweet stated "I know 'death is the ultimate truth of this world' But I never thought in my dreams that I would write this thing about my best friend #SatishKaushik while alive. Such a sudden full stop on friendship of 45 years!! Life will NEVER be the same without you SATISH! Om Shanti!" Kher also shared a black and white photo where he and Kaushik are seen together

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